Charity Lounge Lagos prepares for 2nd edition in April

Seyi Lawal

The second edition of Charity Lounge Lagos will hold in April 2012, in association with Big Sam Media, Lamboginny ‘Say no to Crime’, Evergreens’ Event and Vivacity PR, UK – The Fantastic Four.

The maiden edition of the event was held this yearon the 28th of January in Mushin, Lagos, reaching out to young Nigerians as Creative Five World hosted an exclusive Charity Lounge Lagos event called, ‘Charity Begins at Home with the Oldies’.

The event featured the induction of celebrities such as Ronke Apampa, Don Jazzy and Tosyn Bucknor into their Hall of Fame for their immense contributions to charities and they were referred to as the “Compatriots with Compassion”.

Other features at the event included a presentation on cancer to mark the month of Cervical Cancer by renowned epidemiologist, Professor Dayo Oyekole which offered the guests the benefits of addressing key cancer issues with natural therapy.

The event was hosted by HiTV Breakfast Show Anchor, Mofe Duncan, and  featured premium entertainment from Yetunde of Project Fame, Korede Bello, Theater Centrik and the Bethesda Home for the Blind, as well as a no-holds barred, old-school entertainment from Belgium based DJ Bambino. Presentations were also made to the Holy Family Home from the Elderly, Bethesda Home for the Blind and Lagos Cheshire Home for the Handicapped by public-spirited individuals and organisations.

Chaste Inegbedion, Community Relations Specialist of Creative Five World said, “Charity Lounge Lagos is dedicated to creating innovative ways such as the Cancel Cancer Campaign, hall of fame and charity begins at home initiatives to engage Nigerians and the rest of the international community to secure sponsorships for charities and working with organisations in giving back to their community.

According to Wale Ewedemi, DG, Creative Entrepreneurs Association who described the initiative as the birth of a New Nation in community service endorses the need for Corporate Nigeria and Philanthropists to throw their weight behind such laudable project.

Charity Lounge Lagos is a quarterly event and is expected to move around the Lagos metropolis as a change event.

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